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Here we get a more in depth look at the upcoming Halo web series Nightfall coming November 11th!

"CM/Regal Cinema First Look takes you behind the scenes with Halo franchise director Frank O’Connor, executive producer David Zucker, and actors Mike Colter and Christina Chong of the new live action series “Halo: Nightfall”.
"Secure your access to "Halo: Nightfall" debuting November 11, 2014 in Halo: The Master Chief Collection, only on Xbox One."
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by Trick77 at 7:02 PM
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Microsoft have announced today that Halo has officially sold 60 million copies world wide! The original, Halo Combat Evolved was released 13 years ago and changed console gaming forever, revolutionising how FPS games were played on consoles by introducing auto aim and functional controller schemes which up to that point had never been done before .

Then, a few years later Halo 2 was released and again changed the face of gaming forever, introducing players to Xbox Live and bringing Halo fans from around the world together for the first time. Since then, over 6 billion hours of gameplay has been completed by fans connected to Xbox Live, 6 Billion! They are some seriously impressive numbers, and with the release of...
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by greatredshift at 6:41 PM
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Via Xbox's official YouTube channel, we get a first look at the behind the scenes documentary for Halo 2 Anniversary!

"Remaking the Legend - Halo 2 Anniversary is a documentary chronicling 343 Industries’ journey as they re-imagine Halo 2, one of the most beloved video games of all time, for its ten-year anniversary.

Get unprecedented access to the development process as 343 and their team of partners from around the world bring Halo 2 to the Xbox One, while maintaining and honoring its fabled past."
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by IanBealio at 2:26 PM
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343i's Dan Ayoub has recently posted an article on xbox.com, in which he talks about the fact that the Master Chief Collection is now finished and now has officially gone gold!

He also had more important news directed at Europe to reveal;

"One of the questions we get asked most is about worldwide release plans.The reality of worldwide sales and retail processes always makes simultaneous launches challenging. Some fans expressed disappointment in our original planned release date of November 11 in North America and November 14 in several other territories around the world. We heard you loud and clear, and I am happy to announce that Halo:...
by Meekel at 1:25 AM
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Check out Max Szlagor, Senior Designer at 343 Industries, talking about the new leaderboard features in Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

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by IanBealio at 5:22 PM
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Continuing on with IGN's Firsts, today we've been treated to getting a look at what the classic and updated varieties of Halo 2 will look like in the upcoming Master Chief Collection hitting the shelves this november.

In the video, we get a good look at how stunning the campaign really looks in both classic and anniversary edition. While Chief battles his way through Delta Halo, you can see how improved Halo really looks, while running at that crisp 60 fps that we all can't wait for!


The video then switches its focus towards the anniversary multiplayer, with gameplay from maps we've seen...
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by IanBealio at 3:51 PM
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For those of you who are fans of Spartan Assault, this is the news that you've been waiting for! A 'Spiritual Successor' to the top down shooter has been announced today on IGN's website!

Giving you the same action you'd expect, Spartan Strike is set during the Halo 2 era where 343i will introduce the Promethean aspect of the story into this era of the Halo universe. While improvements to gameplay have been spoken about, other aspects of the game has also been improved;

"It'll be released for $5.99 on Windows platforms (desktop, Surface tablet, and Windows Phone) – where one purchase gets you the...
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by IanBealio at 5:38 PM
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Continuing on with IGN's coverage of everything MCC this whole month, gameplay has been released of the game that started off the legendary series, Halo: Combat Evolved.

What is shown in the video is a taste of what the original Halo title looks like when it's given it's Anniversary treatment that was on the 360, then turbo charged with 60fps and close to 1080p resolution. The video starts off with footage from the campaign looking beautiful and refined, to the mayhem you can expect to play through when enjoying the multiplayer experience this November. Check out images after to jump...
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by greatredshift at 10:17 PM
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Continuing IGN First Preview of Halo:MCE, 343 Industries have released a preview of the Halo 2 remastered soundtrack via Soundcloud.

"343 Industries Senior Audio Director, Paul Lipson, accompanied by Lennie Moore, Tom Salta, Brian Trifton and Brian Lee White, in partnership with the Skywalker Sound, have beautifully adapted and re-recorded the Martin O’Donnell and Michael Salvatori Halo 2 soundtrack for its 10 year anniversary."



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by IanBealio at 6:32 PM
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Over at IGN with their 'First' campaign, they are smothering Halo all month in the run up to MCC's release this November. Today they have revealed the collection of achievements that you're going to be working for when you finally get your hands on this legendary collection. The achievements come in five sections, Overall which means the achievements aren't tied to any specific game, Halo:CE, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 which the achievements correspond to their respective title. Check them out in the next post!